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wilson. it was a very busy day of wheeling and dealing, but the big question now of course, who will be the redskins starting quarterback? we will talk about it in half an hour at 5:30. surae and mike. >> no i want to know how. just kidding. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i'm not ready yet. they are in my ear. back to you guys. >> things start to change the way it is, and we could find out in the next hour, who knows. >> the son of marion berry could be behind bars for a little longer. >> mayor christopher berry pled guilty yesterday to federal drug charges. in may shorts found save sandwich bags of pot and pcp in his apartment. officers were called in for some sort of a dispute when they found the pot in his apartment. >>> supporters in the district are tired of bureaucratic delays, and they are want the new medical marijuana law to be implemented all at once. one person speaking out at the rally, ervin rosefield. a medical marijuana patient and writer. >>> the former godfather's pizza ceo said they had the right to ban islamic mosques and said he would not want a muslim leader in h
and the u.s. capital -- capitol for all events leading up to the firework display. the big preparations, hope there no one is there yet surae, but who knows. >> reporter: we are ready for a big celebration. happy 4th of july, everyone. people are probably sleeping in, but you to prepare once you get here to the national mall. here's what you can bring, you want to bring your cooler with your food and water, plenty to drink. speaking of, drink plenty of it today, because as howard said, temperatures in the 90s. you don't want to forget sunglasses, and andrea, the fan has come in handy this summer. you will need it today. if you follow those rules, you can have a good time, celebrating, come earlly and mark your spot. the show at 9:10 exactly, going on for 17 minutes, and also, here's what you don't want to bring. you can't bring alcohol on the national mall. no glass bottles, pets, or grills. if you follow those rules, you'll have a good time celebrating. >> i'm expecting big fireworks, bigger than california because it's washington, dc. >> we are expecting a great time and beautiful fir
leak shut down i-270 for phi hours. if you've seen the volume of traffic on that road, it is a big deal. surae chinn is live in clarksburg where repairs are still going on as we speak. good morning, surae. >> good morning to you. the commute this morning will be much, much better. it will be improved because the roads are open. 270 wide open this morning. the only thing you really have to worry about is working around the work zone because it will be down to one lane. let me show you this work zone and where that main broke here. it is right there at the three pillars you see over there. that's to hold up the earth so it doesn't cave in. the big excavator, the one where the windows got blown out so you can imagine big pressure that was happening as that gas main broke. you can see the mud all over the place that caused this very dangerous situation. well, this happened around 4:00 yesterday and people were working through the night to make those repairs and also keep this place safe. traffic backed up as you mentioned, 270 was shut down just as the evening commute got underway. cars had
with the preview of the day ahead on wall street. >> that's right. earnings season, of course, is rolling on. big numbers this week and we've got apple in focus today. the tech giant expected to hand in another blockbuster quarter. wall street is also waiting on some new economic data and the hope here is the reports are strong enough to get investor's minds off of the debt problems here at home. and in europe. checking the numbers on wall street, the dow standing at 12,385. plus another -- lost another 94 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq was down by 24 points. s&p 500 was off by 10. as the debate over the debt ceiling rages on, the house will vote for a plan backed by the tea party. it would let the government borrow another $2.4 trillion but only after big and immediate spending cuts and adoption by congress of a constitutional amendment that would require a balanced budget. the plan is doomed in the democratic-controlled senate after the bill stalls, senate leaders are likely to try to advance a bipartisan plan to give the president sweeping powers to order an increase in the borrowing cap.
goodness, anny, we have a big day coming up weatherwise. >> we have not declared a severe weather alert day yet. we'll look at the latest models and decide that probably before the noon show. for the rest of today, we're expecting mostly cloudy conditions and yeah, big storms are possible later today. here is a look at your day planner now. by 9:00, still mostly cloudy. chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms. by 5:00, storms are likely. temperatures in the mid-80s. right now, 79, mild and muggy under mostly cloudy conditions. we do have a flood watch in effect. flash flooding possibility. that starts at noon this afternoon. goes through late tonight. that includes the entire d.c. metro area. the portion of the mid-atlantic in fact. here is a look at live doppler. fairly quiet out there. scattered light showers up to the north of us. we're under cloudy skies. much different picture late this afternoon. in fact, here is a look at the risk for severe weather. the areas we see here shaded in yellow. a good portion of the mid- atlantic. the main threat for today, damaging wind g
a closer look at the chances for big storms later today as well. that's next at 5:14. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. >>> welcome back to 9news now. it is wednesday morning. time, 5:14. howard is off. anny is here. she's been braving the hot weather with it. it was warm even early this morning and still have 80 some degrees. >> when you factor in the humidity, it feels like 85 and it is 5:00 in the morning. crazy. >> steamy start out there. but the good news is you have to get through today. it is not as hot today. then you'll really feel the relief. one more day, i promise. here is a look at your day planner forecast for this wednesday. temperaturewise, around 83 by 9:00 this morning and then we'll warm up into the lower 90s by 1:00. this afternoon, we've got clouds moving in. partly to mostly cloudy for this afternoon. and then we will probably see some showers and some scattered thunderstorms come through. some of the storms could be heavy if not severe because of a cold front coming through this way. here's a look at the sate
, you can see the big ridge of high pressure right over the tennessee and ohio valley and that's sort of going to build in today and protect us from getting too much in the way of storminess. also boost the temperatures up. now tonight little front is going to be coming through and tomorrow morning, front right here. this thing sags south of us so that we're looking at some scattered showers and thunderstorms and for us we're in good shape tomorrow and sunday. not as hot. today record heat 102. hot tomorrow 95. sight chance of a storm late today up north. if you go to the beach, the water temperatures well up in the 70s now with the ocean city inlet and looking good this weekend saturday. 90. sunday i think we'll be okay, i think a slight chance of a storm, 88 and monday 87. tuesday 93 and some storms finally become here wednesday and thursday -- back here wednesday and thursday. now with the timesaver traffic. >>> a couple of accidents all morning long on 95 in virginia. that's why we have the yellow light. out live here, route 1 in wood bridge, we have the accident tractor-trailer a
've stabilized. under $100 a barrel. unless we see a big drop there, we're probably stuck where we are right now. >> just tapping into the oil reserves didn't make as big of a difference as we hoped. >> usually talking about it brings prices down. the actual act tends to do very little. it is a psychological game that wall street is playing and the oil markets as well. >> what do you have for us in the next half hour? >> hatchbacks are hot. >> hatchbacks. >> we're talking about that coming up. >> are they still called hatchbacks? >> you betcha! >> very good. the shuttle astronauts have been up for a few hours. >> and now, nasa is trying to figure out whether or not a heap of space junk will interfere with tomorrow's space walk. more on that story coming up. >> plus, we'll have more on the royal couple's final stop in the u.s. before heading back to britain. >> bring out the sunglasses, lather on the sunscreen for today. it will be a hot one. yes, you'll feel the humidity. here's your day planner for this monday. by 9:00, mostly sunny temperatures in the lower 80s at noon for lunchtime. lower 90s
, schools earned over ten million dollars from big g cereals. you can raise money for your kids' school. look for this logo... only on big g cereals. you can make a difference. every cereal box counts. >>> weather first time now coming up on 5:15, mr. howard bernstein in with day that's still bearable before it turns for the worst. today, hot and dry. very comfortable out there, if you like to go outside and just enjoy mother nature and what she has to offer, today is going to be a good day. and then we're back in the heat and humidity. the day planner, anyone all day today. don't forget the sunscreen. this is day where the uv is way up there. and you'll get a burn if you're not taking care of yourself. 87 at 1:00 and winds out of the north and northwest at 5 to 10 miles an hour. be at 90 for the high today with the humidity levels still in check until tomorrow and friday. even worse than that. satellite and radar, pretty quiet overnight although a little batch came through. those are at the east now. naval air station and pax river is 80. but a more comfortable 68 in cumberland, easton
or click today. >>> here comes a big spaceship. your weather first time now. >> inundated by heat and humidity by another planet. >> 86 degrees. >> heat index is 97. it will be 102, 103 this afternoon. >> but it feels like -- >> it is hot! it is pretty miserable out there. today and tomorrow, will also be a couple more miserable days. excessive heat warning today and tomorrow and today on top of it all, air quality has gone from code orange to code red. it is unhealthy for everybody. limit your time outside. don't mow the lawn. try to gas up after dark or before sunrise. and drive throughs, don't do them. turn your car off, don't waste the gas. here is a look at the day planner on this really sticky, steamy friday morning. by 8:00, we'll already be in the upper 80s. anybody want to eat out on the patio? unless you have one of the misters, i don't think it is going to happen today. we're in the lower 100s. the record at national is 103. the record at dulles is 98. that one i believe will fall. there is also a threat, not a high enough one for most of us. a threat for a thunderstorm
the overnight period, 1:00 a.m. big time storms down southern calvert, st. mary's county. those have since left. behind it, it is quiet this morning with temperatures running in the mid to the upper 70s across the metro. 81 here in washington. 76 in sterling. 77 in columbia. and andrews is 76. widening the pics, culpepper and cumberland, manassas at 72. your highs today, we can deal with this. temperatures will be in the upper 80s to low 90s for most. us with the chance for storms. angie goff. you've got traffic. >> very good this morning. thank you, howard. hello, everybody. hope you're off to a great start on this monday. so far, so good out there. green light stays on. we want to take you to our maps. notice no incidents across the way. zooming on in to 66, clear out of haymarket making your way to centreville. we'll move it on to our maps again, i want to show you everyone is checking out ok. still down to 95 though going northbound. we're still looking at about a 50-minute commute. not bad out of fredericksburg toward the mixing bowl. as for your travel times on the outer loop, we're track
money you're spending on salaries over at the white house. we're talking about some big bucks here! white house staffers make $37 million a year combined in salaries and here's a look at the breakdown. it takes 454 staffers to run the white house office and that doesn't count staff for the president like butlers and chefs. the median salary for white house worker is $70,000 a year but one out of every three people working at the white house makes at least $100,000 a year. and the maximum salary allowed is $172,200. so, who makes that much money? we're only talking about the biggest names here. press secretary, jay carney, counter terrorism advisor john brennan. chiefs of staff bill daley. adviser david plouffe and seven others. of course, the president makes over $400,000. >> we're talking our tax dollars. >> what if they're with private companies? >> they would make a lot more. let's take the case of bill daley, for example, when he was working with jpmorgan, he was making $9 million. >> whoa! >> but think of it this way, of course working at the white house increases your marketa
have enough time to act. >> there's enough time to get something big done. the president made it clear he wants to do something substantial. >> the house will vote on tuesday on the republican- backed measure, but the proposal would drastically cut spending and rule out new taxes, and it's not expected to pass the senate. >>> time for the latest your money report in the morning. >> jess is here. >> fingers crossed for today. it was a rough week last week. a lot of it because of what mike was talking about, the debt problems in the u.s. and europe, overshadowing the strong corporate profits. last week the market dropped 2%. that was the worst week in nearly a year, but friday was not horrible. the dow standing at 12479, adding 42 points in trading on friday. the nasdaq up by 27 points, up 1%, and the s&p 500 up by about 7. it will be a fairly light week on tap for economic data. still wall street will be a wash in the corporate news this week. in total, more than a fifth of the s&p 500 companies, and half the 30 member dow jones industrial market will report their profits, including mcd
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. big time showers and storms yesterday. anywhere from a third of an inch to an inch and a half depending on where you were. you also notice overnight, clear skies. with the clear skies, the ground is a little bit moist for some of the showers and storms yesterday. fog has developed. visibility a half-mile in frederick. 3/4 in westminster. visibilities out toward culpepper at 3/4. quarter mile in oakland. patchy dense fog in spots. we're doing ok in town with visibility of 7 miles. temperatures in the 70s. gaithersburg and lovetsville in the upper 60s. highs today mostly in the low 90s. let's go over to angie with the latest timesaver traffic. >> hope everybody is off to a terrific tuesday. right now, so far, so good out there. green light stays on. looks like the construction across the area started to clear out of here. let's take a closer look at your outer loop. we move it outside. it looks like from route one college park all the way to georgia avenue. tracking these headlights. they're all moving at speed. let's move it back over to the maps. this time, our focus will be o
to these conditions. >> with the humidity, it makes a big difference. with the humidity, it is tough to get your body to perspire and cool o here is our day planner on this friday eve. thursday morning. talking about temperatures around 100 this afternoon. heat index values 110 plus. heat warning in effect for everybody from noon until 8:00. not just today but tomorrow as well. heat index values 105 to 115. we do have a little bit of fog this morning over on the eastern shore from cambridge over to southern delaware and around culpepper and orange. visibilities now less than a mile. temperatures, they're still way, way up there. 81 at national. and also at the naval academy. 79 at leesburg. winchester, 77 along with gaithersburg and frederick and fredericksburg and pax river and tappahannock. it is sizzling already. it will be a very hot afternoon. forecast highs around 100 in washington. with luck, if there is any bit of an onshore breeze, the naval academy stays in the lower 90s. please, take it easy today. angie, over to you. >>> thank you, howard. hello, everybody. we're halfway through the 5:00
not working or under repair. you see all of the big signs and the boarded up area for the new escalator that will be in place. we found the down escalator here is actually working and the one going up is also working. good news here because it was broken down yesterday. well, metro's latest report card is not giving good remarks. the report due out today says dozens of escalators are out throughout the system this morning. the escalator problem came to light last october when the brakes failed at l'enfant plaza during the sanity rally sending dozens of riders tumbling to the bottom number may, the number of escalators out of service was 103. today, it is around 80. >> i wish they would take the money from the signs and invest it in getting this thing finished. >> many of the 82 are out of service not because they're broken but we're rebuilding them. >> reporter: well, the report card is officially going to be presented in today's board meeting later on this morning. andrea, mike? >> surae, what else is in the report besides the problems with the escalators? >> there's actually a host o
ailments. 95 at 5:00 highs today 96, maybe 97 like yesterday. right now, 77 degrees. sun is up at 5:59. big storms, mike and andrea talking about. this is 8:45. st. mary's into charleston, southern calvert being pounded there. that mooed out. new storms formed in many of the areas late last night. but this morning, it is all quiet and it is all sticky. we're down to 77. feels like it is in the low 80s. 72 fredericksburg and on the bay at the naval academy, good morning. midshipmen. 76 degrees for you. angie goff steps in with a lot to tell you about. >> thank you, hb. we're starting off the 5:00 hour with the yellow light as an drea and -- as andrea and mike mentioned. let's take a look live to the scene. this is in arlington, virginia. north glebe road currently closed down at washington boulevard. police are investigating an accident that happened a couple of hours ago. it involves a police cruiser. actually, the cruiser itself, very badly damaged, the whole front end peeled off. it involves also another driver as you can imagine, 15th street to north utah to fairfax to north glebe. that
theater in northwest waiting for the fans to come out. >> yep, that's the series wrapping up. big developments. >> we'll see how many thumbs up or whatevers for that movie. >>> well, after daybreak investigators will take a closer look at what caused overnight fire at holy cross boulevard. people reported smoke last night. a rescue unit in the e. r. area checked and found a fire on the outside of the building apparently from an air- conditioning unit. but some of the smoke was being sucked inside. patients in the labor and delivery suites which is on the third floor were safely relocated. >> the third floor area that was most affected was the labor and delivery area where they did have patients. the hospital staff immediately began removing those parents to an area of -- patients to an area of safe refuge in the hospital. >> firefighter also ventilated the smoke before they had to interrupt any of the surgeries going on in the labor delivery area. extra crews responded to the scene just in case but they were to avoid having to evacuate patients. >>> a district of columbia police o
, or crawfish fan? as the season of the mud bugs draws to an end, the hungry gathered for a big crawfish boil hosted by the cajun experience. they were on the menu and in addition to dining, there was dancing with louisiana senators david vitter and his family. also having a good time. our very own andrea roane and she sucks the head and pinches the tail. all right. >> yes, we do. >> you can get more on the blog. >> they're having a big $35 all you can eat weekend and they're going to go fast. >> heard you were good at eating. >>> thank you for watching 9news now at 6:00 a.
. nfl network is reporting the redskins plan to make a big splash in free agency once the lockout ends and that they have their eye on five players, including jets receiver santonio holmes. in addition, they're said to covet giant lineman cofield and the brothers cohen and chris. >> finally, last night was the espies out in l.a. while last year's joke of the moment was lebron and the decision, last night, seth meyers went to town on the bankrupt l.a. dodgers. >> the dodgers are so broke, their third base coach is just a mirror reflecting the image of their first base coach. [ laughter ] the dodgers are so broke, three of their players tested positive for ramen noodles. >> i think the point is that the dodgers are... broke. that's a quick look at sports this morning. i'm brett haber. have a great thursday. >> i got it. they're broke. >> as the clock ticks down, speaking of going broke, the debt ceiling debate gets more contentious. we'll have a live report coming up. >> andrea, could there be a new big -- in your neighborhood? quick check of traffic. >> i love me some chili bowl. >> 395
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